Felicia Kornbluh, Ph.D. is a professor of history at the University of Vermont and also teaches in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies and Jewish studies. She is the author of ‘A Woman’s Life is a Human Life: My Mother, Our Neighbor, and the Journey from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice’ from which this essay is drawn. She can be found on Twitter @VTFeminist.
By Felicia Kornbluh
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